DEVA ABOUT US
Having started its operations in 1958, DEVA Holding is one of the well-established pharmaceutical companies in Turkey.
DEVA Holding, the main area of activity of which comprises manufacturing and marketing of medicinal products for human use and raw materials, also carries out the manufacturing of veterinary drugs, eau de cologne and medical ampoules.
The majority shares of DEVA Holding were acquired through the funds managed by GEM Global Equities Management S.A., an international fund management company, in 2006 and, EastPharma Ltd. was established to assume the management in 2006.
DEVA Holding takes fast steps towards achieving its target of being the first choice by creating giant pharmaceutical brands in fields in which it competes, offering innovative and diversified products with high quality experience so that everybody can access a healthy life on a global level. Offering new products to market every year, DEVA Holding makes a difference by enriching its product range. Currently, there are approximately 400 products in its product portfolio in 13 different therapeutic fields from oncology to cardiology, respiratory system to nervous system.
DEVA HOLDING, whose regional growth operations and export activities increasingly continue, have registration in over 400 countries including Switzerland, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. In addition, it exports pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical raw materials to over 30 countries including New Zealand.
The facilities of DEVA Holding, which focuses on research and development studies to facilitate patients’ access to the drug they need, have received European GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) compliance approval.
With its strong staff comprising of trained personnel who have expertise in their field, and laboratory equipped with cutting-edge technology as well as its manufacturing sites DEVA Holding develops innovative, new forms and products with high added value within the scope of its R&D activities. It was chosen as the company with the best R&D Center in the pharmaceutical Sector by the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology.
With the manufacturing facilities it established, DEVA Holding has become the local pharmaceutical company with the most comprehensive manufacturing activities in Turkey. Continuing its manufacturing activities in the manufacturing facilities in Çerkezköy and Kartepe, DEVA Holding has an annual production capacity of 500 million boxes.
DEVA Holding, which continues to work for a healthy future, also supports social responsibility projects.
We exist to offer innovative and diversified rang of products with a high quality experience enabling healthy life opportunity to be available to everyone on a global scale.
To become the first choice by creating robust pharmaceutical brands in the areas we compete in.
• Innovation and development
• Human focus
DEVA QUALITY CULTURE
QUALITY – CARE & INNOVATION
DEVA quality reflects two fundamental principles of CARE and INNOVATION.
We care for our patients, customers, partners, employees and environment in which we manufacture our products. In taking care we provide a secure and ethical supply of products to underpin the DEVA brand and reputation.
We innovate our products, processes and management practices to enable our company to continously improve our service, our market share and to hold a competitive advantage. Through our innovative approaches we are able to maximiseshare holder investments.
QUALITY – CULTURE
DEVA quality culture is founded upon the concept of “Right first time”. Each and every employee at DEVA adopts it as a principle to ensure patient safety and excellence in operations.
DEVA quality culture starts with product research and development and covers all processes from production through to our distribution networks.
QUALITY - SYSTEM
DEVA quality management system ensures our care and innovative principles link directly to our quality culture. Our quality management system provides a framework of operational procedures that bring consistency and best practice to all of our manufacturing sites and also satisfies legal requirements and international levels of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). Throughout the quality management system risk managment techniques and pragmatic application exists.
QUALITY – UNDERSTANDING
DEVA is driven by people with passion and understanding. In all aspects of our products DEVA employees strive for improvement and to seek out competitive advantage in both Turkey and International markets. Our people are dedicated and determined to match the challenges facing the pharmaceutical markets.
President of the Board of Directors and CEO
Philipp Haas, Chairman of Board of Directors and CEO of DEVA Holding, took his MBA with a major in banking from St.Gallen Economy, Law and Business Administration University. He is fluent in German, English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and Turkish. Philipp Haas who has been working as investment advisor and manager since 1992 has a broad experience in the Eastern European countries and Turkey in particular. Having taken part in several restructuring projects in Ukraine and Turkey, Philipp Haas acted as member of several board of directors as representative of foreign corporate investors during the 90s, and Rogan Brewery of Ukraine and Net Holding of Turkey may be mentioned among others. Philipp Haas who has had a vast experience in pharmaceutical industry has provided funds with pharmaceutical industry advisory and helped them direct their investments into Eastern Europe. These included Slovakopharma which changed its name to Zentiva subsequently. Currently serving as Chairman of Board of Directors of EastPharma Ltd, Deva Holding, Saba İlaç Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş, New Life Yaşam Sigorta A.Ş, EastPharma İlaç Üretim Pazarlama San. ve Tic. A.Ş. and a member of Board of Directors at EastPharmaSarl,EastPharma Canada Ltd and Lypanosys Limited. He has also been holding senior positions in other companies within the Group. Philipp Haas is Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association of Turkey (TISD).
Deputy Chairman of the BOD and CFO
The Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors and CFO of DEVA Holding, Mesut Çetin worked as director responsible for operations within GEM Global Equities Management S.A. 2005 and 2007 and has served in various positions within the same group as analyst, trader and project manager since 1999.Mesut Çetin is the member of the BOD in EastPharma Ltd. Saba İlaç Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. He also performs the duty of CFO in various companies within the group. Mesut Çetin is the graduate of Mathematics in Boğaziçi University and continues the EMBA program in Koç University.
Member of the Board of Directors
Cüneyt Demirgüreş, and Independent Member of the Board of Directors of DEVA Holding, graduated from METU, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering followed by MBA in Boğaziçi University, and took Doctorate of Finance in University of Alabama between the years 1990 and 1993. Having assumed senior executive positions in financial institutions including Eczacıbaşı Securities, Demir Investment and Demirbank, Swiss Portfolio Management and Unicredit Securities, Demirgüreş is a member of Board of Directors at Baytur Motorlu Vas.Ticaret A.Ş. and Baylas Otomotiv A.Ş, and an academician at Koç University.
Member of the Board of Directors
Being the Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of DEVA Holding, Ayşecik Haas completed her license degree in Electrical-Electronic Engineering in Doğu Akdeniz University after graduating Ankara Private Yükseliş College in 1991, then took her master degree in Economics branch in Texas Tech University.
Having commenced the work life at various positions relating to engineering in Emek Elektrik and Beko Elektronik in Turkey, Ayşecik Haas worked in finance sector in New York after taking Economy Master degree after which she worked as investment specialist in Hattat Holding for a short period of time. Having commenced to perform as General Manager of NAR Group, a media company, in 2008, Ayşecik Haas is currently continuing this task.
Tuncay Cem Akkuş
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Member of the Board of Directors, has a bachelor’s degree in the department of Electric-Electronical Engineering of East Mediterranean University.
He started his career with General Directorate of PTT as system engineer and after a short time he worked in the telecommunication sector. In this sector, he worked with, respectively, Siemens A.Ş, Sabancı Telekom, Global İletişim, Turkcell Superonline and finally Millenicom as a manager on engineering and infrastructure project in operation department.
DEVA HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
Our aim is to ensure environmental regulations, occupational regulations, local requirements and stakeholder expectations;
To ensure that we keep under control the effects of our productions of health- safety-environment and to use appropriate Technologies and to endeavor to not occur accidents and occupational diseases.
To ensure that we give to our workers and stakeholders educations to raise their health-safety-environment behaviour.
To ensure sustainability environment that we give to our workers and stakeholders educations to raise their health-safety-environment behaviour.
Our aim is to ensure that we are the model firm about health-safety-environment.
To undertake that this policy is revised to prevent hazards which cause accidents and occupational diseases with our systems.
Philipp Haas Mesut Çetin
C Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO Deputy Chairman of the BOD and CFO
DEVA SHAREHOLDING STRUCTURE AND SUBSIDIARIES